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Black Bull Pub


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#4 of 35 Bar in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff and a wonderful menu. The food portions were fit for a king. This pub had been recommended by a local family to us. Well worth the 15 min car journey from Whitby.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank crisipaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely pub off the beaten track, with proper home cooked food - and plenty of it!! I had scampi and chips (loads of them, cooked like your mam used to make!) and hubby tried the steak pie - thick shortcrust pastry and loads of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dawniemc65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. A pleasant, friendly welcome and honest-to-goodness, well-cooked food served in very generous portions awaits diners who enjoy good food. Swap your diet for a healthy appetite and enjoy!!!.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Seamasterwatchman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Bull may be 200+ miles from home, buy it will ever be my local. The relaxed but warm welcome makes me feel like I was only here yesterday. Fine beer, hearty food. Warm banter from local regulars Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davidwY9125PO
John K, Manager at Black Bull Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are lucky to have such great regulars and customers alike so it is always great to hear people feel at home! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We went to the black bull on tonight for a meal and thoroughly enjoyed it , we were welcomed by the bar staff and felt at ease straight away. We had not booked a table but they had a table for us immediately. The specials...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TownendBB
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We arrived at the Black Bull at just after 6pm , I ordered Home made steak pie and the wife had Stew and Home made Dumplings , I should imagine if these meals were the norm , they are not for the faint hearted ,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Garry Andre A
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing little pub! Looks very 'local' but we were welcomed in served really promptly. Food is AMAZING!! We both had yorkshire pudding starter (you do not get this in Swansea), then meat pies for main, portions are massive!! But so tasty! Next time I wont...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MrsPonty
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We were touring around Yorkshire and happened upon this pub near Whitby. We had a friendly welcome and the food was delicious with good sized portions. The service was outstanding. Would certainly visit again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Waiter was very nice and the typical food tasted really good. Price is also very good. The only thing i didn’t like was the fact that the chips are way to soft!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lucabN9875CJ
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were staying in the area and a local fisherman recommended this place to us. We are so pleased we found it. It made our family holiday. Luckily they managed to fit us in. I had a good feeling when we walked through the door...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Questions & Answers
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13 January 2019|
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Response from John K | Property representative |
Hi Ellie, we don't get notified when there is a question on here so have only just seen yours! Were you in on Sunday anyway?
1 January 2019|
Response from John K | Property representative |
Hi Susan, The pub has not been a B&B for a long time now I am afraid.
8 November 2018|
Response from John K | Property representative |
Hello, we are only open for drinks on Christmas Day between 11:00 and 13:00 I am afraid.
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